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  • Union Pacific working to get train cars back on track near Picacho Peak

    Union Pacific working to get train cars back on track near Picacho Peak

    Union Pacific working to get train cars back on track near Picacho Peak

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:22:35 GMT
    Crews are still working to clear the tracks after an overnight derailment in Pinal County. There were no injuries reported and nothing hazardous was on the train cars. Authorities say the track could be cleared up of cars by noon.
    Crews are still working to clear the tracks after an overnight derailment in Pinal County. There were no injuries reported and nothing hazardous was on the train cars. Authorities say the track could be cleared up of cars by noon.
  • Flash Flood Watch through Thursday; get a breakdown of the threat

    Flash Flood Watch through Thursday; get a breakdown of the threat

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-09-16 20:46:09 GMT
    Source: Jack SumanSource: Jack Suman
    There are some things that are certain with the coming rain. You WILL get rain at some point over the next three days. There WILL be flooding in some areas of Southeast Arizona. There WILL be rain records broken. 
    There are some things that are certain with the coming rain. You WILL get rain at some point over the next three days. There WILL be flooding in some areas of Southeast Arizona. There WILL be rain records broken. 
  • Marana, Oro Valley, Golder Ranch Fire offering sandbags to residents

    Marana, Oro Valley, Golder Ranch Fire offering sandbags to residents

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:23:31 GMT
    The Towns of Oro Valley and Marana, as well as Golder Ranch Fire District are offering free sandbags to residents who need to protect their homes. According Oro Valley and Marana officials, a limited number of sandbags are available to residents of both towns; residents within the Golder Ranch Fire District service area are also eligible. 
    The Towns of Oro Valley and Marana, as well as Golder Ranch Fire District are offering free sandbags to residents who need to protect their homes. According Oro Valley and Marana officials, a limited number of sandbags are available to residents of both towns; residents within the Golder Ranch Fire District service area are also eligible. 
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The government shutdown delayed the release of September unemployment numbers, but now there is a better idea of those statistics as the jobless rate comes out this week. 

The unemployment rate did not change too much, it is holding at 7.2 percent, with August numbers at 7.3 percent according to the Bureau of Labor statistics.   In September the government agency reported employment increased in construction, wholesale trade and transportation. 

For those looking for work today may be the day – TucsonHelpWanted.com is hosting a career fair today at the Doubletree Hilton by Reid Park.  The fair takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

There are more than 40 employers scheduled to be at the fair.  According to TucsonHelpWanted.com there are more than 1,000 jobs listed on the website, but this job fair is a chance for job seekers to get out from behind the computer and meet hiring managers face to face. 

Those interested in attending the event should register by clicking the following link - 

http://regionalhelpwanted.com/careerfairs/index.cfm?SN=18&

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